January 15, 2013
Overwhelmingly, people think their biggest changes are behind them. It’s as if their present state is the defining moment, when values and personality traits are fully realized and fixed forever.
November 19, 2012
It now seems that Neanderthals and modern humans both used stone-tipped spears because both inherited this technology from an earlier form of human life.
November 19, 2012
The new findings, reported by an international team of researchers led by Curtis Marean, help fill in a more comprehensive picture of the culture that flourished on the coast of South Africa for thousands of years.
November 19, 2012
A new report on human enhancement and its growing impact on the workplace has just been released by top-level British science and policy groups.
November 5, 2012
It has been shown that in nonhuman primates, it is possible to transplant specialized cells that produce sperm. When combined with other steps, this may make germline modification feasible and safe for human use.
October 16, 2012
A new study claims to find evidence that the interbreeding occurred out of Africa. Researchers argue that on the basis of careful analysis of the shared DNA, the most recent interbreeding occurred sometime between 37,000 and 86,000 years ago.
October 8, 2012
An international team based mostly in Germany has figured out a way to generate new neurons from cells that already exist in the human brain.
September 3, 2012
Using new techniques to study ancient DNA, scientists have unraveled the genetic details of a young girl who lived in central Asia around 50,000 years ago.

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